Newport News City PUMA, VA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
179,608
0.111% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
33.7
0.898% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
14.8%
3.3% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$54,475
2.34% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$195,200
0.463% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
87,245
0.0687% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Newport News City PUMA, VA had a population of 180k people with a median age of 33.7 and a median household income of $54,475. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Newport News City PUMA, VA declined from 179,807 to 179,608, a −0.111% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,232 to $54,475, a 2.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newport News City PUMA, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (42%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (40.1%), White (Hispanic) (4.52%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.49%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.19%).

10.2% of the households in Newport News City PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.5% of the residents in Newport News City PUMA, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA are Christopher Newport University (1,248 degrees awarded in 2020), Riverside College of Health Careers (163 degrees), and Centura College-Newport News (129 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Newport News City PUMA, VA was $195,200, and the homeownership rate was 48.3%. Most people in Newport News City PUMA, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Newport News City PUMA, VA is home to a population of 180k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.5% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (13.5k people).

In 2020, there were 1.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.5k people) in Newport News City PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 72k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Newport News City PUMA, VA are Spanish (8,905 households), German (971 households), and Korean (885 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newport News City PUMA, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    75.5k ± 549
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    72k ± 946
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.11k ± 875
9.37%
Hispanic Population
16.8k people

In 2020, there were 1.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.5k people) in Newport News City PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 72k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.37% of the people in Newport News City PUMA, VA are hispanic (16.8k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,905 households (5.35%)
  2. German
    971 households (0.584%)
  3. Korean
    885 households (0.532%)

10.2% of the households in Newport News City PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Newport News City PUMA, VA was Spanish. 5.35% of the households in Newport News City PUMA, VA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
13.5k people
7.52%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
13.5k people

As of 2020, 7.5% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents (13.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 7.52%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.7

In 2020, the median age of all people in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 33.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Newport News City PUMA, VA are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Newport News City PUMA, VA residents was 33.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,900 ± 1,064 people
  2. Korea
    803 ± 694 people
  3. Philippines
    695 ± 646 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,900 Newport News City PUMA, VA residents, followed by Korea with 803 and Philippines with 695.

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Citizenship

96.5%
2020 Citizenship
96.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.5% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,706 ± 736
  2. Vietnam
    4,130 ± 452
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,089 ± 573

Newport News City PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Virginia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Newport News City PUMA, VA is $54,475. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Newport News City PUMA, VA was Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $166,088, followed by McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $159,301 and $150,691.

Males in Newport News City PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,539. The income inequality in Newport News City PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.402, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Newport News City PUMA, VA employs 87.2k people. The largest industries in Newport News City PUMA, VA are Restaurants & Food Services (5,953 people), Ship & boat building (5,927 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,840 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($186,358), Offices of physicians ($92,933), and Scientific research & development services ($86,903).

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,475
2020 value
± $1,722
2.34%
1 Year Growth
± 4.26%

Households in Newport News City PUMA, VA have a median annual income of $54,475, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,232 in 2019, which represents a 2.34% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$53,949
Average Male Salary in Newport News City PUMA, VA
± $5,595
$44,539
Average Female Salary in Newport News City PUMA, VA
± $5,244

In 2020, full-time male employees in Newport News City PUMA, VA made 1.21 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Newport News City PUMA, VA
  1. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $77,335 ± $59,992
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $50,936 ± $69,392
  3. White
    $48,235 ± $5,528

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Newport News City PUMA, VA workers was American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races. These workers were paid 1.52 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Newport News City PUMA, VA.

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Wage Distribution

0.402
2020 Wage GINI in Newport News City PUMA, VA
0.42
2019 Wage GINI in Newport News City PUMA, VA

In 2020, the income inequality in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 0.402 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 4.25% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Newport News City PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Newport News City PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newport News City PUMA, VA was Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $166,088, followed by McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $159,301 and $150,691.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Newport News City PUMA, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newport News City PUMA, VA (25.3k out of 171k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Black
    13,816 ± 1,034
  2. White
    8,400 ± 746
  3. Hispanic
    3,273 ± 485

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newport News City PUMA, VA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

87.2k
2020 Value
−0.0687%
1 Year decline
± −0.0687%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Newport News City PUMA, VA declined at a rate of −0.0687%, from 87.3k employees to 87.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newport News City PUMA, VA, are Cooks (2,059 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,896 people), and Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members (1,837 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA, by number of employees, are Cooks (2,059 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,896 people), and Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members (1,837 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Newport News City PUMA, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Marine engineers & naval architects (32.5 times higher than expected), Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members (18.7 times), and Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility (16.5 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA, by average salary, are Physicians ($349,634), Personal financial advisors ($192,218), and General & operations managers ($139,778).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

87.2k
2020 Value
−0.0687%
1 Year decline
± −0.0687%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Newport News City PUMA, VA declined at a rate of −0.0687%, from 87.3k employees to 87.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newport News City PUMA, VA, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,953 people), Ship & boat building (5,927 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,840 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA, though some of these residents may live in Newport News City PUMA, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Newport News City PUMA, VA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,953 people), Ship & boat building (5,927 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,840 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Newport News City PUMA, VA has an unusually high number of Ship & boat building (56.6 times higher than expected), U. S. Navy (21.7 times), and U. S. Army (17.2 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Newport News City PUMA, VA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($186,358), Offices of physicians ($92,933), and Scientific research & development services ($86,903).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.3B
  2. $28.7B
  3. $25.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.3B, followed by Electronics ($28.7B) and Machinery ($25.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
88.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 88.1% to $612B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25B
  2. $18.9B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $25B, followed by Maryland with $18.9B and Pennsylvania and $13.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%). The most partisan county was Petersburg County, VA with 87.7% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Virginia
54.1% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Virginia
  1. 87.7% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 87.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 85.5% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Virginia was Petersburg County, VA with 87.7% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Virginia colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA awarded 1,558 degrees. The student population of Newport News City PUMA, VA is skewed towards women, with 2,301 male students and 3,112 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA are White (1,128 and 72.7%), followed by Black or African American (182 and 11.7%), Hispanic or Latino (70 and 4.51%), and Two or More Races (67 and 4.32%).

The largest universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Christopher Newport University (1,248 and 80.1%), Riverside College of Health Careers (163 and 10.5%), and Centura College-Newport News (129 and 8.28%).

The most popular majors in Newport News City PUMA, VA are General Business Administration & Management (169 and 10.8%), General Biological Sciences (157 and 10.1%), and General Psychology (157 and 10.1%).

The median tuition cost in Newport News City PUMA, VA for a public four year colleges is $9,100 for in-state students and $21,566 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 169 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 157 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 157 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Newport News City PUMA, VA was General Business Administration & Management with 169 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Newport News City PUMA, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,248 degrees awarded
  2. 163 degrees awarded
  3. 129 degrees awarded
$9,100
Median In-State Public

In 2020, the Newport News City PUMA, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Christopher Newport University with 1,248 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

580
Degrees Awarded to Men
978
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 580 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Newport News City PUMA, VA, which is 0.593 times less than the 978 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Newport News City PUMA, VA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,128 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    182 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    70 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Newport News City PUMA, VA was White students. These 1,128 degrees mean that there were 6.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 182 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newport News City PUMA, VA was $195,200 in 2020, which is 0.849 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $194,300 to $195,200, a 0.463% increase. The homeownership rate in Newport News City PUMA, VA is 48.3%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Newport News City PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Newport News City PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$195,200
2020 Median
± $3,709
$194,300
2019 Median
± $3,120

In 2020, the median property value in Newport News City PUMA, VA grew to to $195,200 from the previous year's value of $194,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Newport News City PUMA, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newport News City PUMA, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$54,475
Median Household Income
± $1,722
70.2k
Number of Households
± 2,169

In 2020, the median household income of the 70.2k households in Newport News City PUMA, VA grew to $54,475 from the previous year's value of $53,232.

The following chart displays the households in Newport News City PUMA, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Newport News City PUMA, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newport News City PUMA, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

48.3%
2020 Homeownership
48.9%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 48.3% of the housing units in Newport News City PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Newport News City PUMA, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newport News City PUMA, VA have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.01% of the workforce in Newport News City PUMA, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.52%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.44%)

In 2020, 76.8% of workers in Newport News City PUMA, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.52%) and those who worked at home (4.44%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Newport News City PUMA, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Newport News City PUMA, VA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

89.3% of the population of Newport News City PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 40.7% on employee plans, 15.8% on Medicaid, 7.98% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 9.45% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Virginia was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Virginia see 1325 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.455% increase from the previous year (1319 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1409 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 531 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nottoway County and Bristol city have the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.5%). Additionally, King and Queen County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (48.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,325 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Virginia

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,325 patients per year. This represents a 0.455% increase from the previous year (1,319 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Virginia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Virginia.
$7,556
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Virginia
$4,218
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,361
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,677
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.7%
Uninsured
40.7%
Employer Coverage
15.8%
Medicaid
7.98%
Medicare
15.4%
Non-Group
9.45%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA declined by 4.28% from 11.2% to 10.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Newport News City PUMA, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 22.5% prevalence
  2. 22.5% prevalence
  3. 20.3% prevalence

Nottoway County and Bristol city have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 22.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Virginia by county over multiple years.

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